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Harris Yulin

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HARRIS YULIN appeared at Goodman Theatre in Arthur Miller’s last play Finishing the Picture and Richard Nelson’s Frank’s Home. His production at Goodman of Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful with Lois Smith followed an extended engagement at New York’s Signature Theatre, winning four Lucille Lortel Awards for production, actress, featured actress, and direction. His recent engagements include Claudius in Hamlet (Classic Stage Company), Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (The Chattaqua Festival), and Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman (The Gate Theatre, Dublin). Amongst his Broadway theatre credits are Hedda Gabler, The Price, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Visit, A Lesson From Aloes, and Watch on the Rhine. Directing includes Joe Pintauro’s Men’s Lives (Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor), The Glass Menagerie with Amy Irving (Guild Hall, East Hampton), Horton Foote’s The Prisoner’s Song and The One-Armed Man (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Conor McPherson’s This Lime Tree Bower (Primary Stages), Don Juan in Hell (Riverside Studios, London and Symphony Space, New York), Steve Tesich’s Baba Goya (Second Stage), Adele Shank’s Winter Play (Second Stage), Candida (Shaw Festival), The Front Page and The Guardsman (Long Wharf Theatre). He has also directed three of David Auburn’s plays: An Upset and Amateurs at Ensemble Studio Theatre and Proof at the Juilliard School, where he has been teaching and directing for the past ten years. Regional and Off-Broadway theatre include King Lear (New Jersey Shakespeare); Raindance (Signature Theatre); Frank’s Home (Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Nomination, Playwrights Horizons); Fran’s Bed (Playwrights Horizons); Don Juan in Hell (Symphony Space); Steve Tesich’s Arts and Leisure (Playwrights Horizons); Tina Howe’s Approaching Zanzibar (Second Stage); Hamlet, King John, Richard III, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (New York Shakespeare Festival); Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Hedda Gabler (Roundabout Theatre); The Talking Cure (Mark Taper Forum); Tartuffe (Guthrie and Arena Stage); Henry V (Hartford Stage); and The Tempest (Shakespeare & Company). His work on television is wide ranging and varied and includes Veep, Entourage, The Blacklist, Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Flight, 24, Mister Sterling, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Frasier (Emmy Nomination), and La Femme Nikita (Cable ACE Nomination). Harris’s film credits include the soon to be released Liv, The Oppenheimer Strategies, and The Family Fang. His extensive film work also includes A Short History of Decay, The Place Beyond the Pines, Training Day, The Million Dollar Hotel, The Hurricane, Looking for Richard, Multiplicity, Clear and Present Danger, Scarface, Candy Mountain, The Cradle Will Rock, Murder at 1600, Ghostbusters, and Ghostbusters II.

Bio as of 4/2016

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